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Apply to switch your existing funding to COVID-19 priority areas

UKRI has put in place the following process to allow researchers to repurpose existing UKRI standard grant to address COVID-19 research priorities.

Daphne Jackson fellowship

These fellowships are for those looking to return to a research career after a break. Fellowships combine a personalised retraining programme with a challenging research project. They are flexible, usually lasting two years at 0.5 full-time equivalent, although some UKRI funders may award longer.

Collaborate with researchers in Brazil

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and FAPESP’s lead agency agreement allows UKRI to assess joint applications from eligible UK and Brazil-based researchers from the state of São Paulo on behalf of both organisations.

UKRI and FAPESP will co-fund applications submitted to responsive mode funding opportunities via selected funding opportunities.

Global effort on COVID-19 health research

Apply for funding to improve our understanding of the pandemic in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) and find ways to reduce its health impacts. This funding opportunity is open to researchers based in LMICs, or UK researchers working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

Collaborate with researchers in Norway

UKRI and RCN have signed a Money Follows Cooperation agreement to enable collaborative applications between researchers in the UK and Norway. UKRI funding will be provided for co-investigators from Norway in successful applications.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Collaborate with researchers in Luxembourg

UKRI and FNR have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable and support applications between researchers in the UK and Luxembourg. UKRI will fund the UK component and FNR will fund the Luxembourg component of the application.

Conditions will differ depending on the funding opportunity.

Researching ME/CFS: highlight notice

Apply for funding to research myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as ME/CFS.

Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19

Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Applied Global Health Research Board grants: Oct 2020

Funding is available for research that benefits the health of vulnerable people in low and middle income countries (LMIC). There is no limit to the amount you can request.

You can apply if you are a LMIC principal investigator or UK-based and working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases 2020

The central theme is the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics.

Applicants welcome from transdisciplinary teams who research the:

  • ecological
  • evolutionary
  • social drivers

which influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases of animals, humans and plants.

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